Sistapreneurs You Should Know!!

Tracey Edmonds

The founder and CEO of Act One Personnel Services, Janice Bryant Howroyd started the company  in 1978 with just $1,500. Today Act One is worth a reported $500 million and provides staffing solutions for corporations across the U.S. In fact it is said to be the largest certified woman minority-owned staffing company in the nation. Known as a visionary and pioneer among black women in business, Howroyd stands by the belief that people do their best work when their personal strengths are both nurtured and challenged.

Sheila Johnson

Sheila C. Johnson is not a household name, but few black households can say they’ve never heard of her contribution to television. She is the co-founder of Black Entertainment Television, better known as BET and was the creator of award winning program “Teen Summit”. But when her ex-husband Bob Johnson made the call to sell BET to Viacom, they both became billionaires. With her earnings Johnson founded and became CEO of Salamander Hospitality, LLC in 2005. Those lucky enough to enjoy the oasis get to relax at the Woodlands Inn in Summerville, South Carolina, Innisbrook,  a 72-hole Golf & Spa Resort in Innisbrook, Florida, and the Salamander Resort & Spa, in Middleburg, Virginia.

 

Janice Byrant Howroyd

 

The founder and CEO of Act One Personnel Services, Janice Bryant Howroyd started the company  in 1978 with just $1,500. Today Act One is worth a reported $500 million and provides staffing solutions for corporations across the U.S. In fact it is said to be the largest certified woman minority-owned staffing company in the nation. Known as a visionary and pioneer among black women in business, Howroyd stands by the belief that people do their best work when their personal strengths are both nurtured and challenged.

Iman

The founder and CEO of Act One Personnel Services, Janice Bryant Howroyd started the company  in 1978 with just $1,500. Today Act One is worth a reported $500 million and provides staffing solutions for corporations across the U.S. In fact it is said to be the largest certified woman minority-owned staffing company in the nation. Known as a visionary and pioneer among black women in business, Howroyd stands by the belief that people do their best work when their personal strengths are both nurtured and challenged.

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